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I Miss the World

I grew up near the beach in Southern California. Honestly, I didn’t go all that often once I grew up. But the moment we moved away, I missed it. I missed knowing I could. This pandemic has made me feel … Continue reading

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Christmas Around the World

“Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love.” ~Hamilton Wright Mabie (Click on any image to enlarge it, or to begin slideshow) “And when we give each other Christmas gifts in His name, let … Continue reading

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Let’s Celebrate Toilets!

There are few things people talk about less and do so much (the average person spends 1 ½ years of their life in the water closet). But public sanitation is a big deal, so the United Nations has officially proclaimed … Continue reading

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Prayer Changes People

“You will seek Me and find Me when you search for Me with all your heart.” ~Jeremiah 29:13      “For the prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.”     ~James 5:16

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The Person in the Title

I love Christmas. And with all my heart I love the One whose birth it celebrates. But it wasn’t always so. I grew up in a nonbelieving home. Yes, we said “Merry Christmas!” but for us it was a secular … Continue reading

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A Filmmaker’s Journal

Just a quick update: Tonight’s World Premiere of my new feature film Over-the-Rhine is getting a lot of last-minute buzz. I did a live interview on the local Fox channel, and hear the local NBC station is repeatedly airing a … Continue reading

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A Filmmaker’s Journal

My feature film Over-the-Rhine will have its World Premiere on June 13, in Over-the-Rhine, the historic urban core of Cincinnati, Ohio, where the story is set and was filmed. Since the last time I mentioned it, Over-the-Rhine has been nominated … Continue reading

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I Only Ask Two Things

I only ask two things: 1) For the universe to be constantly rearranged to suit my whims 2) And for everyone to be OK with that Thanks, everyone, you’re the best! Well, OK, maybe not the best (that would be … Continue reading

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Meanwhile, in Other News

We’ve all been so busy with world news and politics lately that we’ve missed a lot of other important stories.  No worries, I’m here to catch you up (you’re welcome):  

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Once a Teacher, Always a Teacher

“A teacher is someone who talks in someone else’s sleep.”  ~W. H. Auden “One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world.”  ~Malala Yousafzai “I touch the future. I teach.”  ~Christa McAuliffe ⇔ ⇔ ⇔

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